Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1004 939 910
Rank change year-on-year -65 -29 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 190 259 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 161 248 352
UK median annual salary £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £49,750 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 -
% change year-on-year -0.99% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172345 179092 208059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.52% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 138617 149527 173540
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 190 £82,500 +13.79% 20
London -72 185 £85,000 +17.24% 19
UK excluding London +31 6 £50,000 -0.99% 1
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
North of England -1 1 £51,500 +1.98%
North West -12 1 £51,500 +1.98%
South East - 1 £27,500 - 1
South West - 1 £51,500 -
East of England - 1 £32,000 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 190 (100.00%) Front Office
2 113 (59.47%) Java
3 93 (48.95%) Finance
4 80 (42.11%) Banking
5 77 (40.53%) C#
6 66 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (32.63%) Investment Banking
8 59 (31.05%) SQL
9 56 (29.47%) Python
10 55 (28.95%) C++
11 54 (28.42%) Multithreading
12 53 (27.89%) Electronic Trading
13 52 (27.37%) Fixed Income
14 37 (19.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 35 (18.42%) Derivative
16 34 (17.89%) SQL Server
17 32 (16.84%) Equities
18 31 (16.32%) Low Latency
19 28 (14.74%) Linux
19 28 (14.74%) Oracle
19 28 (14.74%) Greenfield Project
20 27 (14.21%) .NET
21 26 (13.68%) VBA
22 25 (13.16%) Degree
22 25 (13.16%) Mathematics
22 25 (13.16%) Computer Science
23 23 (12.11%) JavaScript
24 22 (11.58%) OO
24 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
24 22 (11.58%) Risk Management

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (4.74%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.21%) GemFire
4 3 (1.58%) JBoss
4 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.05%) MTS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.05%) Multicast
1 2 (1.05%) SSH
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.37%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.26%) KDB
4 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.68%) Big Data
6 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.11%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.11%) Tick Data
8 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.05%) DB2
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.53%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 16 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.89%) Maven
3 10 (5.26%) JUnit
4 8 (4.21%) Subversion
5 7 (3.68%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.58%) Gradle
8 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.05%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.05%) JIRA
8 2 (1.05%) Mockito
9 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 190 (100.00%) Front Office
2 93 (48.95%) Finance
3 80 (42.11%) Banking
4 62 (32.63%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.21%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.11%) Back Office
7 3 (1.58%) Retail
8 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.21%) .NET
2 18 (9.47%) Spring
3 17 (8.95%) XML
4 16 (8.42%) WPF
5 13 (6.84%) JMS
6 12 (6.32%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (6.32%) HTML
7 11 (5.79%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.79%) XSLT
8 10 (5.26%) REST
8 10 (5.26%) XSD
9 9 (4.74%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.21%) HTML5
10 8 (4.21%) Middleware
10 8 (4.21%) WCF
11 5 (2.63%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.63%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.11%) Java EE
12 4 (2.11%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 52 (27.37%) Fixed Income
2 37 (19.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (18.42%) Derivative
4 32 (16.84%) Equities
5 28 (14.74%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (13.16%) Computer Science
7 18 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (6.84%) Credit Risk
9 8 (4.21%) Hedge funds
10 6 (3.16%) Data Structures
10 6 (3.16%) Market Risk
11 5 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (2.63%) User Experience
12 3 (1.58%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
13 2 (1.05%) Exotic Derivative
13 2 (1.05%) Fintech
14 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.74%) Linux
2 10 (5.26%) Unix
3 4 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (28.42%) Multithreading
3 53 (27.89%) Electronic Trading
4 31 (16.32%) Low Latency
5 25 (13.16%) Mathematics
6 22 (11.58%) OO
6 22 (11.58%) Risk Management
7 19 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 19 (10.00%) Analytics
8 18 (9.47%) Scrum
9 17 (8.95%) Data Modelling
10 16 (8.42%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.37%) E-Commerce
11 14 (7.37%) Web Development
12 11 (5.79%) Line Management
12 11 (5.79%) RAD
12 11 (5.79%) TDD
13 10 (5.26%) Asset Management
14 9 (4.74%) Risk Analytics
14 9 (4.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 113 (59.47%) Java
2 77 (40.53%) C#
3 59 (31.05%) SQL
4 56 (29.47%) Python
5 55 (28.95%) C++
6 26 (13.68%) VBA
7 23 (12.11%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.89%) T-SQL
9 12 (6.32%) Scala
10 6 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.16%) Perl
11 3 (1.58%) XAML
12 2 (1.05%) C
12 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) Clojure
13 1 (0.53%) Go
13 1 (0.53%) Haskell
13 1 (0.53%) VB
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (13.16%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.05%) PhD
4 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) GridGain
2 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Control-M
1 1 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Oracle
2 9 (4.74%) Sybase
3 8 (4.21%) ION Trading
4 6 (3.16%) Tableau
4 6 (3.16%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.11%) Murex
7 3 (1.58%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.58%) Solace
8 2 (1.05%) Cadence
8 2 (1.05%) eSpeed
8 2 (1.05%) Reuters
8 2 (1.05%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.53%) Calypso
9 1 (0.53%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.53%) Google
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) StreamBase